Living Trusts vs. Wills | Werner Law Firm

Living Trusts vs. Wills

When life ends, we lose our need for material wealth. While no one knows what lies beyond a grave, we do know that our properties and belongings will not do us much good – and instead, we seek to pass these on to the next generation. However, the world of property laws and ownership is …

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The Whys, Whens and Hows of Probating a Will | Werner Law Firm

The Whys, Whens and Hows of Probating a Will

In the state of California, there is no deadline for probating a will. However, that does not mean it is a good idea to delay the process more than is necessary. There are other deadlines to meet in the inheritance process, and understanding how time limitations work can save you a lot of trouble and can …

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Estate Planning: Plan Today For A Better Tomorrow | Werner Law Firm

Planning for Tomorrow, Today

Life happens in a flash. Yet with the pace of living today, we hardly seem to have time to think about the future. If it is not one thing, then it is another – most families struggle with creating a clear plan of action for the future, instead focusing on the here and now to …

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Pedestrian Laws, Rights & Rules of the Road | Werner Law Firm

Pedestrian Laws, Rights & Rules of the Road

The roads of the United States are a dangerous place, in comparison to many other public places. In 2015, 5,376 pedestrians and 818 bicyclists were killed in crashes with automobiles, highlighting the risk of being a pedestrian. Accidents will always happen, in some capacity – yet the research shows that pedestrian fatalities have been on …

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4 Smart Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer | Werner Law Firm

4 Smart Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer

Seeking legal counsel is usually the smart thing to do, but regardless of what kind of a situation you find yourself in, there are preparations to make before you elect to seek out a lawyer for your troubles. Knowing how and what to do before you meet up with your prospective legal professional can save …

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What's the Value of Estate Planning? | Werner Law Firm

What’s the Value of Estate Planning?

It’s hard knowing you will not be around forever. Contemplating mortality is a concept as old as mankind itself, and it will continue to be one of our most contentious topics of thought. However, at some point, we all must acknowledge that life ends – and when it does, things must keep on moving. It …

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Is It Necessary to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident? - Werner Law Firm

Is It Necessary to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

There were over 2.31 million injuries related to car accidents in 2013, a figure that has been steadily rising for decades, while dropping more recently. While it is a staggering statistic, new innovations such as self-driving cars and modernized public transport solutions may make our roads safer. Innovations in data and oversight help make construction …

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6 Questions for an Assault and Battery Lawyer

Assault and battery can be one of the most traumatizing and heinous crimes – being attacked and injured in close quarters by a stranger or a friend can change your notions of safety and security, and may introduce trauma. Because of the potential for long-lasting and sometimes irrevocable harm in cases like this, they are …

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What Does It Mean to File for Bankruptcy? - Werner Law Firm

What Does It Mean to File for Bankruptcy?

To most, the idea of bankruptcy is nothing if not terrifying – but when it is all said and done, bankruptcy represents the chance to start over and get out from under an unfortunate and disastrous situation. Most people assume that bankruptcy is a sign of irresponsibility and an inability to work with money – that …

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